See One-of-a-Kind Gems at the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

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Nestled in Wilder Park is a fascinating museum known as the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art. Awarded a Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor, the museum features a sizeable collection of Chinese jade along with other hard-stone carvings from around the globe. What is Lapidary Art? Before going to a lapidary museum, you probably want to […]

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Don’t Miss the Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden

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An easy drive from Carol Stream Crossing is a stunning destination known as the Chicago Botanic Garden. The botanic garden covers 385 beautiful acres and also hosts unique events year-round. One of these events is the annual Orchid Show, which takes place between February 9th and March 24th. This year’s theme is The Tropics, and it captures the […]

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Spend a Fun-filled Day at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum

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Not far from Carol Stream Crossing is a fascinating museum complex that takes everyone back in time. It’s the perfect place to take out of town guests or anyone interested in local history. We’re talking about the Arlington Heights Historical Museum, which is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and celebrating the historical heritage of Arlington Heights. Highlights include: Frederick […]

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